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Taylor Bonow Biel

Class of '93, College of Arts and Sciences

Taylor Bonow Biel ’93, Fairbury, is coach of the Fairbury Softball Team.  The team won the recent state championship for Class C in Hastings.  In addition to serving as coach, Biel is a 9-12 guidance counselor in Fairbury.

Holly Bedient Parsley

Class of '93, College of Arts and Sciences

Holly Bedient Parsley ’93, Hickman, was awarded the Distinguished Judge Improvement of the Judicial System, given in recognition of contributions to the improvement of the judicial system, service as a trial judge or promotion of judicial efficiency.  Parsley was recognized for her leadership serving on the Nebraska Supreme Court Commission on Guardianship and Conservatorship, the Guardian and Conservatorship Forms and Rules Committee and the Bench-Media Committee. Parsley serves as a Lancaster County Judge.

Scott E. Prichard

Class of '93, College of Arts and Sciences

Scott E. Prichard ’93, Eaton, Colo. is a senior analytical chemist with Corden Pharma.

Douglas J. Jensen

Class of '94, College of Arts and Sciences

Douglas J. Jensen ’94, Nashville, Tenn., is a senior vice president, chief claims officer at Acceptance Insurance.

Sean P. McArdle

Class of '94, College of Arts and Sciences

Sean P. McArdle ’94, Saint Paul, Minn., is a Senior Fabricator at Street Factory Media.

Deborah Wissink Zuelow

Class of '95, College of Professional Studies

Class of '15, Master of Education

Deborah Wissink Zuelow ’95L, ’15E, Kearney, was hired as director of the new LaVonne Kopecky Plambeck Early Childhood Education Center at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.

Karen Fink Goos

Class of '99, College of Arts and Sciences

Karen Fink Goos ’99, Manhattan, Kan., has been appointed to serve as the first chief enrollment officer for Kansas State University.  Goos will lead the implementation of the university’s comprehensive, multiyear strategic enrollment plan.

Adam N. Ward

Class of '00, College of Arts and Sciences

Adam N. Ward ’00, Crete, is a business system analyst with the Nebraska Department of Environment & Energy.

Erin Cimpl-Nahorny

Class of '01, Master of Counseling

Erin Cimpl-Nahorny '01C, Columbus. After her 4 year old son was diagnosed with Stage 4 High-Risk Neuroblastoma cancer in 2012, she and her spouse, Chris, started up Sammy's Superheroes Foundation in response to the needed research and funding for childhood cancers compared to all other forms.  The Foundation works to raise funds, as well as research and awareness, for all kinds of childhood cancer.  Now, she’s helping not only her own son, but thousands of children battling cancer.

Junu C. Phillips

Class of '02, College of Arts and Sciences

Junu C. Phillips ’02, Chicago, Ill. is a senior talent acquisition manager at G2.